NY Firefighter Cancer Coverage
The New York State Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Act was designed to mirror the paid firefighter cancer disability law. As of January 1st, 2019, every fire department and company in the state of NY with eligible members must show proof of coverage. This is an unfunded, mandated law.
What does it provide?
- Lump-Sum Upon Cancer Diagnoses
- Total Disability Benefit – Paid Monthly
- Lump-Sum Death Benefit
- Five Years of Interior Firefighter Status
- Five Years of Documented Fit Tests
- Physical Exam Prior to Commencement of Duties as an Interior Firefighter
How can I purchase it?
Using our simple online application, you can receive your policy in just a couple of minutes.
NY Firefighter Cancer Benefit E-Learning
We put together a quick E-Learning to guide you through the new requirements. No registration required.
Webinar for Fire Departments: TBD
Webinar for Agents: TBD
NY Firefighter Census
NY Firefighter Census Worksheet
Frequently Asked Questions
Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Benefits Program – Proposed Regulations
NYS General Municipality Law Section 205-CC